ViewRanger, the app for adventure created by outdoor enthusiasts in Cambridge, is being featured in the Motorola Moto 360 Experiences campaign highlighting the new Moto 360 smart watch.
ViewRanger features in Motorola Moto 360 Experiences campaign
ViewRanger, the app for adventure, is being featured in the Motorola Moto 360 Experiences campaign highlighting the new Moto 360 smart watch.
The app, which is used worldwide, combines high quality mapping, active GPS waypoint navigation, trail guides and a sports computer, was one of the first apps to be Android Wear™ enabled. This allows users to view a range of vital data on the new Moto 360 and other smart watches.
Craig Wareham, ViewRanger co-founder, said: “A simple glance at ViewRanger running on Moto 360 provides information on where you are and where you are going without needing to fish your smartphone out of a backpack or pocket.
“Because the Moto 360 is powered by Android Wear users will be able to do a lot of this by voice commands, without even touching their smart watch. It makes an incredibly versatile app even more user-friendly for the outdoor enthusiast.”
Motorola’s social video campaign includes a range of short films highlighting key features of the Moto 360 watch. ViewRanger is one of just a few third party apps worldwide to be highlighted.
ViewRanger data that can be viewed on the Moto 360 and other smart watches includes directions for navigation such as current coordinates, altitude, heading and distance to the next waypoint, point of interest, or to the end of the route. It is also possible to review information about your trip such as the duration, distance travelled, height gained and lost.
ViewRanger runs on iPhone, iPad and on Android phones and tablets. It is free to download and users can also share or publish tracked routes free of charge.
The award-winning ViewRanger app helps active people across the world plan, navigate, record, and share their outdoor experiences.
Combining high-quality mapping for over 20 different countries, active GPS waypoint navigation, national and international trail guides, and sports computer functionality, the app is designed to work in areas with no phone or data coverage.
On the move and with no signal, users can view maps and actively navigate trails overlaid on the map, record their tracks, and view live stats.
In areas with a data connection, the BuddyBeacon function can be used to locate friends in real-time; link photos and tweets to tracks and share these adventures via a range of platforms; plan future trips nearby or far afield by downloading routes with descriptions and photos or plot or publish their own.
ViewRanger is used and trusted by over 200 Search and Rescue teams across Europe and North America, and over 500 brands use ViewRanger to publish and promote their trail content.
The possibilities are endless: It's an indispensable app multi-tool, companion to all outdoor experiences.
The ViewRanger app is available on Apple® iOS, Android, Nokia Symbian, Blackberry BB10, Amazon Kindle Fire & Android Wear™ Smartwatches.
To find out more go to: http://www.viewranger.com/
Outdooractive is the world’s leading digital platform for outdoor adventure, a virtual home for all outdoor enthusiasts. With our solutions we support people in living an active lifestyle. We encourage them to explore the great outdoors and inspire moments of connection in nature. In late 2019, Outdooractive acquired Cambridge-based ViewRanger, who had built a profitable business delivering an outdoor navigation app to a worldwide community of active consumers.